The New 10 “Non-Commandments” of Atheism Prove You Don’t Need God to Be Compassionate
Dec23

The New 10 “Non-Commandments” of Atheism Prove You Don’t Need God to Be Compassionate

By Marcie Bianco December 23, 2014 Be compassionate, rely on science, take responsibility. Such ideas resonate throughout the 10 "non-commandments" of Atheism, which are the product of a recent contest conducted by Lex Bayer and John Figdor, co-authors of the book Atheist Heart, Humanist Mind. The authors told CNN, "The contest drew more than 2,800 submissions from 18 countries and 27 U.S. states" — a figure that reflects the...

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Why Activists Get Death Threats
Dec04

Why Activists Get Death Threats

By Valerie Tarico    December 3, 2014 More than twenty years have passed, but Jonathan Huston still vividly remembers one specific day during his stint as editor of a New Hampshire weekly. [I was] writing a series on the titans of trash -- about racketeering by the nation's two largest garbage haulers. A lawyer came to my office one day to convey a warning about my latest investigative reporting. "Jonathan, I hope I don't open up the...

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Why I’m an Atheist Activist in the Deep South
Dec03

Why I’m an Atheist Activist in the Deep South

December 3, 2014 by Matt Oxley There are a couple things everyone assumes about the people they meet here in the town of Eastman, Georgia; you probably vote Republican, and you probably self identify as a Christian; whether or not there is any evidence of that identification in your life. Eastman is your typical small town in the deep South, complete with a history of dirty politics – a long one, a ratio of people to churches that...

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The Catholic Church Has Declared War on Transhumanism
Oct05

The Catholic Church Has Declared War on Transhumanism

The Catholic Church of course has a long standing opposition to science dating back to the middle ages. While in more recent times the church has attempted to update its position, it doesn’t take much work to find unscientific and erroneous ideas taken as fact in the Vatican’s positions. These are especially apparent surrounding the ideas of evolution and genetics but are clearly not limited to these areas as both history and the Madrid Declaration clearly demonstrates.

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